read this before you consider EXODUS
Henry R. Linneweh
linneweh at concentric.net
Thu Sep 2 10:43:38 UTC 1999
We went through this last year, about finger pointing and
being competitive here to harm other peoples interest, and
by consensus we moved away from this practice, lets stick
to that it has worked well.
Russell Briggs wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 06:09:50PM -0400, Ravi M said:
> > What sounds like "fruitless bitching" to you will serve as useful
> > information for other people out there, who are in the process of
> > selecting service providers.
> No. The only way to offer a even remotly reliable view on whether or
> not an ISP is good/bad is to see the good AND the bad. I think I can
> speak for the majority of the list when I say that making nanog into a
> public bitch forum is the last thing we want. Take your gripes elsewhere.
> > This is a *open* forum that people bring realities like these publicly.
> > You are entitled to speak for yourself, and if it sounds like what you
> > inferred, you are subscribing to the wrong list. Just do a
> > "unsubscribe". One of the intent of this open list is to make aware of
> > realities of ISPs around, beyond the glare of the press and marketing.
> Have you even taken the time to read the charter/aup for nanog? The first
> rule in the aup states that:
> Discussion will focus on Internet operational and technical
> issues as described in the charter of NANOG.
> Not whether or not you think Exodus sucks.
> > And using words like "fruitless bitching" does not make your opinion
> > more potent to anyone, unless they hold a lot of Exodus stock (: Do
> > you?. Try to refrain from unnecessary language.
> > Take it easy
> > RaviM
> > > http://fnews.yahoo.com/street/99/09/01/valley_990901.html
> > >This sort of fruitless bitching pretty much serves no useful purpose.
> Russell Briggs TEL: 512-322-9200
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